Oden working in the Gothenburg approaches
Photographed on 14 June 2008.
Arctic Class Icebreaker, owned and managed by the Swedish Maritime Administration, Norrköping, Sweden
Builder: Götaverken, Arendal, Sweden, delivered: 1988 .
Oden is one of seven icebreakers operated by the Swedish Maritime Administration. ODEN is designed for escort ice-breaking and for Arctic research operations. She is very flexible and can carry scientific equipment, container labs, frozen storage, containers, deep drilling equipment for geological purposes, etc.
LOA: 107.8 m, Beam extreme: 31.0 m, Operational draught: 7.0 - 8.5 m
Displacement: 11,000-13,000 tonnes Grt: 9,438
Provision: 80 people for 100 days, can be increased by containers on deck. Icebreaking capability: 1.9 m level ice at 3 knots
Turning radius in 0.8 m ice: 1 ship length, Speed in open water: 16 knots
Endurance: 30.000 nautical miles in open sea at 13 knots or 100 days
Propulsion: 4 medium speed 8-cylinder diesel engines, Sulzer ZAL4OS, 2 dual input single output reduction gears, 2 CP propellers in nozzles, LIPS
Total power: 18.0 MW (24,500 hp)
Electric power plant: 4 medium speed 6-cylinder diesel engines
Jet thruster/hull wash system: Sulzer AT25H
Heeling system: one emergency diesel
Total power: 5.4 MW
Picture added on 14 June 2008